Nine policemen killed in southwest Pakistan suicide bombing

Published: Updated:
Read Mode
100% Font Size
1 min read

A suicide bomber rammed a motorcycle into a police truck in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing nine policemen, a police spokesman said.

Spokesman Mehmood Khan Notizai told Reuters the attack took place in Sibbi, a city some 160 kilometers (100 miles) east of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.

For the latest headlines, follow our Google News channel online or via the app.

Hospital officials said at least 7 policemen were wounded in the attack, the latest in a series targeting police personnel in Pakistan.

No group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack. Ethnic Baloch militants have been fighting the government for decades, accusing it of exploiting Balochistan’s rich gas and mineral resources.

Read more:

Pakistan police attempt to arrest former PM Imran Khan

Authorities ban International Women’s Day march in Pakistan’s Lahore

India detains man with suspected links to Pakistan’s ISI, history in China

Top Content Trending